Criticism of the Postimees Group’s decision to broker advertising to Russian TV channels, shifted the focus away from the real problem.
Let us summarize recent articles in the world media that open up the hidden backdrop of the functioning of the Russian propaganda media.
Let us list five cases where news from local propaganda portals Baltnews and Sputnik have damaged Estonia’s reputation. What can be done to control such portals?
The scandalous photo report of the Italian photographer Tomaso Clavarino on voluntary paramilitary associations in the Baltic nations has been continued in the Russian media now by them using the USA publication The Atlantic, so that several biased propaganda news stories have taken shape.
A few weeks ago, we wrote about the occurrences at the Jõhvi cemetery, where a letter sent to the county administration by private individuals received biased reports in the Russian media. New elements were added last week to the case where on the 4th of July.
Propastop tried to figure out whether the defacement of a memorial stone in Kiviõli (small Estonian town) and the subsequent media coverage was a deliberately prepared information operation. We restored the event timeline and gave a comment based on that.